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with us. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will a string of purse snatchings from local gas stations continues and tonight, we're hearing from one of the victims. >> the police tell us that -- the victim tells us that the police don't seem to be interested in her case. john henrehan has more. >> reporter: purse snatchings are a common occurrence that at this service station, the owners put up a sign warning women to keep their handbags with them at all times even while pumping gas. security video from a sunoco station taken on wednesday shows a thief exiting from an suv that circled the parking lot. he leaves his door open. at the victim's car, he reaches in through the passenger window, grabs the purse and he and his driver are off the lot within seconds. there were four more purse snatchings from stations in prince georges countiy in succeeding days. it happens in d.c., too. this young woman who asked her irk dentity be masked, lost a purse at the exxon station on alabama and southeast on july 16th. there was a more menacing aspect to this incident. >> one of the guys opened my car door and
what the neighbors had to say to us. when it came down on those wires it's on now, it took off the very top of the telephone pole. you might not can see the charred marks on the end, but we can smell the singing.
for tomorrow afternoon and that is that big thunderstorm complex. that one just missed us. if you were a viewer on to the west, culpepper and to charlottesville, you got in on that thunder action again and severe with a few tornados that developed east of richmond during the nighttime hours and
through our region. the entire area remains under a thunderstorm watch. thanks for joining us at 6 i am will thomas. let's get right to it. gwen tolbart is in the weather center tracking the storms. >> it has been a very busy afternoon will. the storms started firing up into the early afternoon hours, areas to the northwest and have become fairly widespread as the system pushes through to the south and southeast. let's begin with a look at radar all centered around that frontal system you see there, that system being the trigger for everything happening coming into our warm, humid air mass across the region, causing things to fire up. we have a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire viewing area, in effect until 10. let's go to sentinel radarrings on max one for you here, you can see we have a little bit of an area to the south, just seems to be now like it is really firing up a lot. a little bit of upper level rotation, that definitely is worth watching and then as we take a closer look towards the northeast, we are talking about areas that definitely have hail alert s with them and
evening and good to have you with us. i'm will thomas. it's been more than a week since that storm uprooted trees, hundreds of them, in fact, destroying countsless countless homes. gwen, good evening. >> good evening, well. we do have a very hot day today and that create add very hot, humid air mass across our region. now we have a front tall system that's moving through. let's show that you radar. that frontal system now well to the north of us intersecting pennsylvania where they are already seeing storms that are starting to kick up. that storm will move its way across our area as we move into sunday. with that front entering that very cold air mass, we could see some strong storms across the area. satellite radar composite showing you not a lot happening for us right now. expect to see some cloudy skies tonight we are, as i said, under the run for that we are under a slight risk of severe weather for tomorrow. we'll have to keep our eyes on the skies in terms of it. ed cold front will slowly move its way through. the cold front will move through by tomorrow afternoon and they w
night, we had some again last night, they forced u.s. capitol police to evacuate the west lawn of the capitol identify short time. rehearsals were being held for tonight's capitol 4th concert. thins started back up again shortly after 10:30. >>> if you plan to head out to the mall for tonight's july 4th celebration, your bet bet is to make metro. if you are driving though, keep in mind, there are lots of road closures and parking restrictions. there is a full list on myfoxdc.com under web links. >>> time to get the latest on the weather. can you believe who we have sitting next to us. >> it has been a while. >> tony perkins. >> see if we can get this done in a rather smooth manner. >> i'm sure we can. >> tucker is on his way to nationals park. he will be there broadcasting later on in the show. of a got the weather duty. and tell you about a for you la today too. so we'll watch the skies, keep our fingers crossed. let's start with hd radar. we can show you what is happening out there as we speak. we do have some showers up to the north. they're really breaking autopsies the mor
? >> reporter: the owner of a downtown d.c. jewelry store reached out to the media and provided us surveillance video from his store that captured an armed robbery june 9th. he thought he would contact us because he heard about the incident last friday. an arlington jeweler killed during an armed robbery. as you're about to see, the suspect in both cases looks similar. first, let's show you the d.c. robbery. a man wearing a reflective vest walked into benson's jewelers on f street and asked to see engagement rings. when the owner of the store turned his back, the man pulled the out a large gun and demanded jewelry. he didn't shoot the owner and got away with $20,000 worth of items and mostly diamond rings and look at surveillance images from the arlington case last friday. the police showed him wearing a reflective vest. he was buzzed into the store by the owner. wong's family said that is how he allowed customers inside the store and the 52-year-old was killed during this robbery. we spoke with ken stein, the owner of benson's in washington, d.c., and is trying to figure out why d.c. police di
on multiple counts of first degree murder next monday. fox news correspondent, greg boswell joins us live from aurora colorado with the latest craig. >> reporter: good evening most of the talk is generated by the demeanour, appearance of james holmes the suspected gunman in this case not just the orange reddish hair but also, his stare. i describe it as a blank stare other people call it dazed and confused looking like maybe he was going to sleep many family members inside we talked to afterwards felt like maybe he was acting a little bit. acting they were saying because he wants to avoid the death penalty down the line. the prosecutor in this case, saying that is at least 60 days decision away after the arraignment, which is next monday. >>> so with all the information that we gathered, at least authorities did from the suspects apartment anything new? >> just things we have reported on before. there was also a knife in the car and another glock in the car so that is four guns and a knife inside of course the gasoline, the gun powder, the various rockets that were basically fireworks displaye
. >> it's not me, i'm representing the u.s. it's a different feeling. if you win, they raise the flag and play the anthem and stuff. it's you forric. >> reporter: it always ends with a hand shake. >> news edge at 11:00 starts now. >>> the edge begins in virginia tonight, where police are still searching for a killer. i'm maureen umeh. >> i'm will thomas. arlington police say 52-year- old tommy wong was murdered inside capital jewelers friday afternoon during an armed robbery. they found his body yesterday after family members say he never came home from work. police aren't saying how he died, but have released photos of the suspect taken from security cameras. >> i hope they find him -- >> turn him in. >> could have taken what he needed from us and left our father alone. i wish that was the case. i'll give everything in the world to have him there. >> a source familiar with the investigation says the security video did capture the actual murder of wong. arlington police have gotten tips from the photos, but so far, no arrest. >>> u.s. park police have released a sketch of a man wanted
derecchio. they have lots of questions. >> did they use outside crews efficiently. the bottom line d they restore power as quickly as other utilities in. >> reporter: in its own defense, pepco said the derecchio was a big storm not predicted and the utility did the best it could considering. >> this 4.3 million customers that were impacted over 700 miles and 10 states felt the storm as we did. we experienced over 200 wires down, 242 polls that had to be replaced and 214 transformers that had to be replaced. >> reporter: the public service commission is promising tough enforcement if necessary and said now regulations requiring penalties if new standards are not met and should be helpful but it's just beginning the investigation. >> i don't know if there are, if there are violations of our law or regulations. i don't know if there are practices that could be improved or need to be improved. >> reporter: council members and customers who turned up for the hearing are not letting pepco off of the hook. >> and i think it's fine to talk about things like undergrounding and hiring new li
to blame for a u.s. airways flight getting stuck in the tarmac at reagan national ain't. look at this. huffington post says -- airport. look at this. huffington post says this is a photo of the tires stuck in asphalt. this is incredible. we're told the 35 passengers and three crew members on board had to get off the plane so a tow vehicle could budge the jet out of the rut. the charleston, south carolina flight eventually took off after a three-hour delay. >>> pepco says anyone who lost power in the storm nine days ago has finally gotten it back. crews made the last of the connections overnight. now a customer has start an online petition asking pepco ceo joe rigby to bury the power lines using annual profits. the petition says pepco made $68 million in profit in the first three months of the year. a study by the electric power research institute says it would cost between 5 and $15 million per mile to bury the lines. >>> monitoring metro tonight after a derailment on the grand green line on the green line, metro says it's back up and running. the line was shut down between ft. totten
. this is the she. >> reporter: and this is hard. these are the worse-case scenario us and want to do something to help and there is nothing we could have done. we were fortunate to save -- and stay with the third. >> and i want to clarify something that was said before and that is a two-year-old daughter found dead. the 12-year-old's son frank hayward 3 who is in the hospital, in children's hospital right now in critical condition. >>> and this happened in a shell station. the suspect wanted to ecchange something when the clerk wouldn't do it, the suspect flew into a rage, kicked in the door to the cashier's room, assaulted the cashier, took what he wanted and left. if you know the guy, call prince georges county police. >>> and the edge on the district now and a debate is expected on capitol hill and house lawmakers may discuss a ban and eleanor holmes norton doesn't get a vote. he's more. >> reporter: the bullies usually pick on the district. this time, they picked a fight with women across the united states. >> reporter: a house bill offered by representative trent franks, a republican from
for the others. >>> a bridge connecting canada and the u.s. was shut down for hours because of a bomb threat. >> it is one of the busiest bridges linking the united states to on tare o. sarah. >> police say someone called 911 and warned a bomb would go off on the ambassador bridge in detroit. >> the canadian authorities shut down the bridge on their side. at that time it was collaboration between the customs, u.s. customs along with several other agencies here and the decision was made to actually shut down this side as well. >> police set up several roadblocks near the bridge, where k-9 units were called in. coast guard teams were also on hand patrolling the river underneath the bridge. it led to major traffic backups. >> inconvenienced. sit here five hours, six hours maybe, so they can get things cleared up. check on every inch of the bridge, i guess. >> along with the bridge search, investigators are trying to track down where the 911 call was made. >> this call did come from the u.s. side and we are definitely following up on the information that we have so far utilizing our intell cente
for us. bob? >> reporter: there is one person dead, a second critically injured in this plane crash behind me. it's in some woods just outside this neighborhood. you see some of the folks here, firefighters still, police, the faa, ntsb come and where this plane ended up is in woods on the outskirts of this neighborhood just at the end of the runway. we can show you video shot earlier tonight from sky fox. this is a 1960s era beechcraft muskateer that's a four-seater plane, but there were just two pilots on board. one was the new owner of the plane which again is 50 years old practically and also there was another experienced pilot who was a flight instructor. the older man was killed and the younger man in the hospital. this happened just after 7:00 during what witnesses say were touch and goes, the plane landing and touching off repeatedly when at one point the plane experienced some trouble. another pilot was at the airport and he says he saw what happened, heard it and here is dennis stiles. >> the aircraft on its approach at about 300 feet, 400 feet above the ground made an abru
there at the convention. plus, a local professor will join us live with what she thinks is romney's best move forward. >> split second decisions are made every day by law enforcement and officers in prince george's county are getting high tech training to help them out. wisdom martin is putting their new system to the test. >> later, your one stop shop for the cutest cat and how you can take part in a new festival. look at that. that is super cute. >> what is it about cat videos -- >> look how long he's on his back legs. >> and fighting the air. first let's go to tucker barnes. he has the latest on the weather. hey, tucker. >>> weather looks fine. sunshine today. upper 80s to about 90. where we should be this time of year. without much humidity, and without much threat for showers and thunderstorms. should turn into a decent day. there's a little cloud cover, southern maryland, towards st. mary's city, leonardtown, you have a little cloud cover. and lower eastern shore as well. the rest of us, bright sunshine. the trend will be plenty of sunshine for most of us, and again we should be dry today with
flooding. out to the west out into west virginia, eastern ohio, showers and storms and that will bring us a round of heavy showers and thunderstorms. we already have a flash flood watch issued for most of the area here west of the chesapeake bay starting at 12:00 noon today. look out for that potential later this afternoon and tonight. i think your morning hours are fine but by mid- to late afternoon, look out for the showers. some of those will be heavy. 87 your daytime high in washington. 89 in fredericksburg. >> we've been getting used to it with all the power outages if you come across any traffic signals that are dark, please be sure to use those as a four- way stop. we are following the situation here traveling the inner loop at 201. disabled vehicle here and some activity off to the right shoulder t look like everybody is moving past it at much better speed now. your delays should be easing out from college park heading into greenbelt. on the outer loop from college park heading into silver spring, you are in good shape. 66, new accident here. this is just prior to route 50 fair oa
campaign and mayor gray told us that his attorney told him not to say anything more than he has. remember, three people connected to gray's campaign have pleaded guilty to felonies. yesterday, three council members called on the mayor to step down. today, council member jim graham tells us that he toppled the mayor on the phone last night he must speak up and needs to do it soon. let's first hear from the mayor and comments from graham. >> i think you're as frustrated as i am. i would like to address a lot of things. because of the continuing nature of the investigation, which i have said all along, there is nothing that i can going to say. >> i made it very clear and at in point in time, i mean -- and this is very, very urgent. there are a lot of demanding questions. that he has to respond to as best he can. >> and what type of timeframe are you giving him in. >> i will -- it will be within a matter of a couple of days. >> and i will have to re- evaluate. >> the mayor made it clear he has no plans to resign. when asked about the council members who asked him to step down yesterday, he wa
tunnels, and world war ii spies. they're all part of the nation's largest train terminal. join us as we take a tour. >> i'll tell you why kansas owes a lot to louisiana. >> behind the wheel, your everyday distractions can turn into dangerous habits. >> and we're just getting started, so stay tuned. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm livia. here's our top story for this week. >> scientists call them "neos" -- near-earth objects. they're asteroids and comets that might someday be on a course to collide with our planet. it might sound like a movie plot, but tyler tells us that nasa takes neos very seriously. in fact, all should. >> so, do you worry that something from outer space may crash into the earth? >> i think the chances are pretty slim. >> sometimes, like when i'm daydreaming in the middle of history class. >> no. i don't worry about something from outer space crashing into the earth. >> i don't worry about it a lot because i feel like we would have had a lot of warning from a lot of people and on the news, so i don't think that it's much to worry about. >> the
offering a place to wait out the very hot days. bob gray is getting his dog used to the neighborhood around the inn in bethesda, because they're going to be there a while. power is out in his neighborhood, and he's made a reservation through next sunday. >> i'm a meteorologist, i work for noaa. so i saw it coming and i made reservations before it hit. >> reporter: oh, you had insider trader information, right? >> yes, i did. >> reporter: the lines of cars waiting to check in at some hotels stretched down the block. it was standing room only at the reservation counter. bob hogueland was lucky enough to snap up one of the last available rooms for his family. they couldn't spend a single night in their 17th floor apartment with no electricity. >> pretty bad up there. and our generator didn't work, either, so no elevators. had to walk up and down the stairs. >> reporter: two days after the storm, and katrina is still cleaning up. after hurricane-strength winds toppled trees in her yard, igniting the power lines outside her window. >> the tree that was laying on the wires actually snapped under
the ohio river valley to the northeast. >> this time the bulk of it was north of us and really in pennsylvania, new jersey, new york, really hit hard. tucker barnes is here with us now with a little bit of recap, but more importantly what our forecast looks like for today. >> good morning. we're off to a warm and humid start today. we basically dodged the worst of the storms last night. risk is back and could see thunderstorms later today. be ready for that possibility. otherwise, another hot and humid friday afternoon. temperature now at reagan national, 79 degrees. 79 in washington. 74 fredericksburg. 72 in ocean city. our heat advisory is back, at least for the district and points east. heat advisory starts at 12 noon today through 7:00 tonight. much of the region, lower eastern shore, southern maryland, parts of virginia under that advisory. air temperatures in the mid-90s and humidity will make it feel like 100 to 105 later today. lots of water, that kind of thing, if you'll be outside, out and about during the day. showers, one or two to the west. left oversprinkle north
from work to fight for the return of her children. she is in tonesia now and spoken to us by phone. >> it is mentally and emotionally draining. right now, we are grateful and expecting to be home. >> she is grateful because her ex is allowing her to see the children. but she won't be able to return to the u.s. until the courts recognize the terms of her u.s. divorce and grant her guardianship. it's now a waiting game. >> the fbi is also waiting. waiting for the children's father to attempt any travel. of course he can't come to the u.s. or he will be arrested and because he is on that list, if he tries to leave and cross any border, he would also be arrested. the fbi would extradite him back to the u.s. to face a parental kidnapping charge. brian. >>> a developing story right now out of northern virginia's horse country where investigators say they have several persons of interest they are talking to in the murder of newspaper reporter, sarah green hall. bob is live in the newsroom with an update. >> the case is moving quickly. they are following a number of leads, have no one s
in this neighborhood have been waiting for power. people tell us they want to sleep in their own beds, turn on their tv's. tonight some of their homes are being restored. the storms path of destruction will be felt for months in some cases. the wind uprooted a giant tree in the backyard of the harsh family. it went into the second story where they were sleeping, but they managed to get out just in time. >> my wife was in front of me. we were running down the steps and trying to get in the basement. we didn't know what was going on. it was pretty scary. >> utility workers tell me they are putting in 10 to 12 hour days and sometimes much longer. the number one beef we're hearing from customers out on the streets is all about communication. finding out from the power companies when your next restoration and how long it will take. brian. >> bad news for fourth of july plans in some communities. kensington, germantown, gaithersburg, all have canceled their fireworks celebrations. it is because of the on going affects of friday night's storm. u.s. capital police evacuated the rehearsal tonight because of
-- to illegal campaign contributions. howard brooks also pled guilty about using money to derail mayor fenltsy's campaign and eugenea clark harris pled guilty. >>> one day after prosecutors said a d.c. man had suffered a terrible injustice in a 1981 rape conviction, the justice department announced it's looking at cases more than ten years ago that go back decades g. march fox 5 first reported the u.s. attorney's office here in the district was conducting its own review after learning hair analysis sent innocent men to prison. >> we're now not going to -- not going to limit to any certain examiners but try to go back and look at all prior convictions where hair analysis was used to identify a defendant regardless of what the specific examiner was. to see if we have any integrate. >> paul wagner has more on in nationwide review. >> reporter: i'm joined by jim who has extensive knowledge in reviewing cold cases and has worked very closely with the f.b.i. over the years. jim, what kind of an undertaking is this going to be to review all of these cases nationwide? >> this is huge. this is fraught
it it is free. support it. >> thanks so much gwen that does it for us this morning stay tuned for fox news sunday join us back here tonight at 6 for latest news and weather >> chri chris wallace. it was the largest mass shooting in u.s. history and there are plenty of unanswered questions. what happened? why did the shooter do it? and is there any way to stop the massacres? we'll get the latest from the crime scene and we'll talk to senator diane feinstein and senator ron johnson. and we'll discuss dangerous times in the middle east with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> a campaign calls a brief truce. we'll ask our panel if gun control will become a issue in the election. all right now on "fox news sunday". hello again from fox news in washington . we'll talk with our guests in a moment. but first, here is the latest from aurora, colorado. authorities have cleared the suspect's booby trapped apartment and gathering evidence of 30 explosive devices and a computer hard drive. 12 people are dead, 30 are hospitalized. 24 year old james holmes is in solitary confinement and represented by
reservoir and arizona. basically headed into georgetown. can't do it this morning. use mcarthur boulevard as the work around due to storm damage and cleanup. if you are traveling over enterprise road, blocked off between 450 and 50 due to wires down across the highway. again, various situations across town. wires down, standing water to deal with along hunter mill road, south of sunrise valley. number of signals are still dark. be patient making your drive into work today. hov listed on 270 and 66 inside of the beltway to alleviate the tieups. it was a help this morning. things will change by tomorrow. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you so much. there are quite a few closures due to the damages and power outages. the federal government is open today, with an unscheduled leave and unscheduled telework policy in effect. nonemergency federal workers must notify their job if they plan to take leave or telework. maryland state workers can use their liberal leave. montgomery county government is open, d.c. government is open, prince george's county open with liberal le
. we got off of the phone with i mayor -- with the mayor and he tells us they have arranged this special session and talk about the problems. the mayor here in fairfax city only took august july 1st, the day after all of these storms hit his town. >> and he has a big job he's facing. thank you. >>> the d.c. firefighter's union wants to know who ordered an engine company out of service last friday that -- filled up a private pool in southeast. it was done as the mayor was declaring a state of emergency in the city. paul wagner joining us with that story from engine 30. paul? >> reporter: brian, less than 24 hours after the storm that roared through the city leaving tens of thousands of people in the dark, someone, apparently at the highest levels of the fire department, ordered engine 30 here behind me out of service and told the subject to drive his pumper up to fiftyth northeast and fill a private pool. this is the pool firefighters were told to fill. it sits in the back home of the 300 block of 54th street northeast. how the home owner was able to get an engine company to
at the next station but passenger delays lasted as long as 40 minutes. train operators used traffic lights alongside the tracks and speed commands were transmitted to each train's control cab. was radio communication between the train and the control center at all times and they also want to make sure people know all of the safety systems that keep that safe distance between the trains that awful those were fully operational during these outages. technicians we're told are continuing to work to identify the source of the problem. that includes the rail and the it departments. at this point, we don't know exactly what happened and so they are still working to figure that out. >> thank you. >>> some of another top stories, maryland governor martin o'malley is meeting with leaders from prince george's and montgomery countys and baltimore city today to discuss holding a special session on expanding gambling in the state. there will be more meeting tomorrow. lawmaker need to pass i bill expanding gambling in the state by august 20th in order to get it on the november ballot. >>> howard county p
all of the mail and all of the packages headed to the u.s. house of representatives here for security screening. our source said the suspect, neil edwin prescott, worked as an i.t. person here. pitny bowles confirmed that prescott worked as a contractor. employees refused to talk on camera who was dismissed from his job. according to the search warrant, the disturbing telephone conversation between a former supervisor and prescott occurred on monday. investigating officers quickly realized that he owned a variety of firearms. a search warrant was obtained for his apartment at the kezwick park apartments in crofton. and month those items seized, one assault rifle and four magazines that carried 30 rounds each. the residents we spoke with expressed relief that police in prince georges and ann arundel counties took the threats over the phone seriously. >> people need to learn what happened in colorado, that it's not a joke and that this is 0 serious. >> were police right to investigate and take it seriously? >> yeah, they were. absolutely. >> reporter: several employees here told reporte
a helmet, like football, baseball, or hockey -- you should use a plastic eye shield. for other sports where you may get hit in the eye, goggles might be the ticket. if you swim, goggles that are watertight are a good idea. chemicals like chlorine can damage your cornea. >> i do track, so i don't need any eye protection for that. >> actually, you probably do. outdoor sports like track and skiing expose your eyes to the sun's harmful ultraviolet light. so look for goggles that give full protection against uva and uvb rays. >> my sister and i really love to go on the moguls. those bumps go really fast. >> hannah was wearing glasses under her ski goggles. she thought she was protected, but she wasn't. >> and then i just fell. one of my sides of the glasses that connects to your ear, it just broke off. >> when you're playing sports, and you're wearing glasses underneath your goggles, if you get hit in the face, the goggles can get compressed and then compress the glasses. the lenses are usually shatterproof, but the frames can break, and a broken frame near the eye can certainly damage the eye.
immature to judge us. we're in the middle of one of the largest restorations ever, particularly for a non- hurricane event and this is an emergency situation. this is not a normal storm by any sense and the force of the storm is ripping trees from the routes and breaking polls in half and -- poles in half. it's difficult but difficult for our customers. we know they're suffering in the near-record hot. we understand that and we'll continue to move forward. >> reporter: why when someone gets a call that says it might be a week before they get their power o how do you explain that to them? >> what we trying to do there is when you say several days, that is difficult in itself. when you use the word weak, that is a bitter billpo -- pill to wall so -- swallow and won't that to be transparent as possible and we want them to manage their expectations and to make emergency plans as necessary and we wanted them to know up front where we were, where we're going, the state of the infrastructure in the system to plan ahead. hopefully we can get as many people as we can before the end of the week and
! >> that is dramatic video. for some of us last night, tucker barnes is joining us with what is ahead today. >> quieter weather after last night, two to three inches of rain in a short period of time is what caused the problems. but let's get to local weather for your day, and looking quieter. temperatures still on the warm side, but we're not dealing with any extreme heat, and i don't think we'll see much in the way of rain showers, wind from the north and east at 5, and winds off the ocean that we think will keep things dry, stabilizing the atmosphere for us. there's your radar, generally quiet. there are sprinkles out there. but the trends will be keeping things dry. i think even later this afternoon, just partly sunny conditions. could there be a rain shower? yes, but that will be well to the west as you get into the shenandoah mountains. you have the best chance for a shower. partly sunny skies, highs near 90, winds will be shifting from the south and south and east at 5 miles an hour. more details on the weekend forecast in a couple of minutes. >>> big story, corruption allegations being waged ag
the club is just one business. >> i actually use the word cooling center. i said treat us as a cooling center. those people without electricity could have been coming here. >> as sunday turned to monday and monday turned to tuesday, pepco was nowhere to be found. >> all i could think, when this is all over, they will hear from us. >> they have been without power since friday w. a tree branch stripped a power line from their home. but no number of calls to pepco can convince them their home is not connected. >> 14 or 15 calls at least. and how many times have they told you that your power is back on? >> that started yesterday. at least six calls they've told me your power is up and going. everybody has their power. >> james says he is trying to maintain his composure, but he is now at his wit's end. >> it drives me nuts. they argue with me on the phone. >> two cars were destroyed and a home scorched when power lines were energized by mistake, lineman have strung new lines and power was restored last night. >>> and the general manager of the club is telling me that pepco is tell
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killer. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm laura evans. the shooting spree erupted during a midnight showing of the dark knight rises. >> 70 people were shot, 12 dead and 50 others are hurt. >> we have complete coverage of the movie theater massacre, bob barnard and maureen umeh both working this one. police in colorado just updated the media in the last hour. >> that's right telling us investigators will wait until tomorrow to enter the suspect's apartment in aurora because it's rigged with explosives that they need to >> reporter: safe somehow. the city's police chief says 30 shooting victims remain hospitalized tonight, 11 critically injured. the bodies of the 10 who died inside the theater have just recently been removed. two others died at the hospital. only one of them has been identified. >> we are hopeful that sometime in the next hour we will get a confirmed list of the 10 deceased and we'll begin the agonizing process of meeting with those families and confirming what has happened to their loved ones. >> it's an act that defies description. you ca
and brandon. they're leaving us tonight. thanks for watching. we'll be off air until august 15. i'm cat deeley. good night. >>> this is fox 5 news at 10:00. >> a busy news night begins with breaking news in fairfax county, virginia, a quiet neighborhood in the oakton section is the scene of a double shooting. one person is dead, another is in the hospital. >> it happened around 8:00 on trever house drive. it's off of germantown road. audrey, what can you tell us? >> ryan, i just talked to a very tearful relative moments ago and all he could say, all he could get out was that his little brother has passed away here. people living here at the trever house condominium complex say crimes like this don't happen around here. one neighbor told me he did hear a very loud shot and within minutes, the place was swarming with fairfax county police. >> the call was for shooting, for shots fired. that is what got us here in the first place. >> and those victims were found inside the apartment? >> there was one deceased person found in the residence. the other was taken to to the hospital. >> police
, july 17th. looking at the u.s. capitol dome on what will be another hot day. temperatures already in the 80s around here in this area. so that tells us something. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news and time now to talk about weather. we bring in tucker barnes. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is warm. temperatures overnight only falling back right now at # 1 -- at 81 degrees at reagan national. >> i heard you say earlier that a possible record? >> we are expecting highs in the upper 90s to about 100 and the record is 102. >> you told me the humidity won't be as bad today as it will be tomorrow. >> if we can take any consolation prize, the humidity won't be terrible today. it will be more unpleasant tomorrow. >> okay. i'll try to enjoy that. >> let's get right to it. i just gave away my headline there. temperature 81 at reagan national. humidity, 65%. look at your sentinel radar, we are nice and quiet. not expecting rain showers today. just a few of those high clouds called cirrus clouds moving through a little later thi
thicker cloud coverclu and better chance for showersor and storms for the rest of us, just a few scattered showersew late this afternoon with partial sunshine expected and highs still in the comfortable range, 87 in washington, 86 in columbia more details on the five-day. i'll have it coming up.comi >>> we continue to follow breaking news. a deadly hit-and-run in arlington. this happened around 5:30 this morning on 110 south near the pentagon. pleasant responded to a -- police responded to a call withc a body on althe road. the vehicle was gone when police arrived. we now know the man killed was a 62-year-old veteran who was onde the missing and endangered list in massachusetts.. two northbound and two southbound lanes of route 110 are closed as well as the exitth e ramp to washington boulevard d southbound 395. >>> checking some of the other top stories, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a raging fire at an abandoned school building.scho it started just after 11:00 p.m. at the former webb lry school ic north -- elementary school inel north eat.rth firefighters to evacuate
>>> good evening. thanks for joining us at 6:00 for our new hour long newscast. i'm will thomas i just keeps on coming. unreleapting heat and humidity somehow getting even worse. now we are officially in the midst of the hottest day in our stretch of extreme heat and still hundreds of people are without electricity. we're going to talk about that in just a moment. obviously, even if you do have power, the big challenge these days is staying cool. the possibility of more storms are in the forecast. gwen is here to tell us more. >> you are right. the challenge toys stay cool. these temperatures are very deadly. the heat in d.c. well over 100. we were breaking records. and take a look at my weather graphics. he mentioned storms tomorrow. that's exactly what's in my forecast. severe storms are possible tomorrow for our area. the main threat tomorrow will be the wind. there is a chance of some hail and, of course, we'll see the rain and lightning but the wind what is we'll have to be concerned about. as we take a look at our temperatures and where things landed into the course of today
and you know in? big ballpark i wanted to go out there and pitch to contact and you know and use our good defense. >> he used his fastball more than re lied on the off -- relied on the offspeed stuff and tricking hitters and he made better pitches in a jam. made great pitches in location but everything was off the fastball. >> now today's game did feature some drama in the 4th inning. look at bryce harper in the plate. check the pine tar high up on the barrel. like what? marlins' manager ozzie guillen through a fit. tension continued with ozzie and our guy stray vie john on in the -- davey johnson in the other dugout. >> ozzie complained the pine tar was too high up on harper's bat. and so -- we changed it. there flush you know and then he was still -- it. you know and then he was still chirping about it. it got on the umpire's nerves and it got on my nervous. he's trying to intimidate my player i guess and it's not going to bother our player. but you know he does what he has to do. i didn't really like it. >> davey's use of chirp. >>> o's hosting the tigers. gonzalez's second pitch of th
storms that roared through, ridge of high pressure in control that will set us up for sunshine expect clouds this afternoon high very hot 90 degrees, could we see an isolated shower or a storm pop up? that is a possibility however looks like if we see any think mainly to the east we are generally talking a very dry and enjoyable day your full forecast a little later on and a look at that all important 5 day. >> sounds good thank you gwen. >>> meanwhile we are monitoring metro's track work that means the red line is shut down. buses running on the blue line. orange line single tracking between east falls church and west falls church and stadium armoury and cheverly. >>> metro is testing a pay by phone system. it will work for rockville parking spaces and both stations ride spots. commuters will be charged a 32¢ transaction fee. it is used at 17,000 meters in the district already. >>> new this morning in prince georges county a silver alert now for a missing 81-year-old. lester must was last seen yesterday afternoon at 1 when he left his home in bellsville. he is driving a 2005 grey to
the morning exercise, do it now. the temperatures will be blazing hot around here. we do this and we're used to this routine. highs near 100. lots of water, that kind of thing later today. heat will be dangerous next couple of days. >> okay. let's do it. >> first, take a look your radar. if you are trying to stay clear of showers and thunderstorms today, we've taken them out of the forecast. i think the high pressure will be close enough here and really dominate our weather. we're in the going to get a whole lot of opportunities here for showers and thunderstorms. you can see we are off for a nice clear start. it will be one of those days, just kind of hazy and hot this afternoon. good news if you want it. humidity won't be terrible today as our due point temperatures and our humidity won't climb until later tomorrow up ahead of the frontal system. temperatures are already very warm. 75 in ocean city. get a bit of a break out at dulles. 69degrees. a little better out to the west. forecast for your tuesday, plenty of heat. high temperatures by 4:00 p.m., 99 degrees. >> triple h? >> we'll take
charged as a juvenile and that could change. >> reporter: police tell us the last time a preteen was charged with murder in was in 2006. as for the other biological children living in the home where this happened, they're 15- and 9 years old. they were introduced by police and child protective services will move from the home briefly and they back at home with their father. back to you, laura. >> are they saying anything about a possible motive here? >> they not say anything of that information because of the age of the victim and at the 12- year-old who was accused of murdering her. we're going to -- withes iss and hope to get more information for later. >> audrey barns, thank you. >>> we're following more breaking news out of montgomery county. someone brought a grenade to the police station. this is at the intersection of wisconsin avenue and montgomery avenue in bethesda. a resident found the old grenade and tried to turn it in. we're told that he didn't make any threats, but the station was evacuated as a precaution. the drivers are being asked to avoid the area as it unfold
pest management association will join us next with some tips. >> as we head to the break, a spectacular scene on the national mall last night. it's always great. a fiber show to celebrate the fourth of july and despite the heat, the crowd was large, many thousands of people, and they were not disappointed. >> of course, there was also the capital 4th concert. newest "american idol," phillip phillips was among the performers. we'll be right back. ♪  >>> 9:14. three people are dead and 24 recovering after a yacht capsized off new york's long island. we've just learned all three victims were children. it took crews all night to account for all 27 people who were on board. officials say a combination of the weather and the wake from another boat may have led to the yacht tipping over. it's believed the boaters were watching fireworks at the time of the accident. >>> crews battling wildfires in the west are hoping calmer winds and higher humidity will help their efforts. and six badly needed c-130 fire fighting planes have returned to duty after being ground
this still developing story cover from maryland to virginia too d.c. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm laura evans. let's get right to the latest. the storm's death toll now stands at 22 people nationwide, 10 just in virginia. 2million people up and down the east coast are without power. that's down from 3 million friday. >> in our area pepco says more than 175,000 customers are still without power, 110,000 dominion virginia customers in the dark, pg&e reporting 189,000 outages. >> you'll see closures, cancellations and other very important information at the bottom of your screen throughout the next 90 minutes. we'll begin our coverage in maryland tonight with fox 5's bob barnard live in kensington with more. >> reporter: i can break some more numbers down. here in montgomery county it's 96,000 pepco customers still in the dark. in prince george's county it's a little more than 42 now. part of the problem, look behind me here, some wires dangling, the utility pole leaning over. this is a neighborhood in kensington still in the dark. that house has a generator going and
that is awesome. thanks tucker that does it for us this morning stay tuned for fox news sunday join us back here tonight at 6 for the latest newweather >> brit: i am brit hu in for chris wallace . the race for the white house intensifies as president obama and mitt romney trade charges over who best can run the country. we'll talk battle ground state politics and the impact of health care reform with two influential governors. rick scott of florida and terry branstad of iowa. and talk to karl rove the so-called architect of two presidential victories and joe trippi who redefined running for president in the internet age. and the obama attacks on mitt romney's time at bain effective . we'll ask the latest panel. all right now on "fox news sunday". and hello again from "fox news sunday" in washington. from the changing of welfare reform and implementing the new health care law there is concern in key states where the 2012 presidential election could be determined . joining us now is two governors from two influential state. scott scott in florida and terry branstad. there is a set of new possible
out but the neighbors tell us that they have packed up and have gone to visit relatives, most likely relatives with air conditioning. i'm beth parker, fox 5 news. >>> a dominion virginia employee told us this is the worst non-hurricane storm he's seen. look at the damage we found in arlington. one woman said a tree that fell on her shed knocked the whole thing off of the foundation before crushing her husband's car. dominion virginia has 4200 crews around the clock, 1200 from other states and 700 coming from canada tonight. the utility crews around the region working quickly to restore power to the customers. you heard it all but it's never fast enough, right? in arlington b24000 dominion virginia power home owners in the dark. david balkins, the director for dominion virginia joins us by phone. what are the big obstacles for you? start with the areas hardest hit. >> reporter: northern virginia took a hit and so did the shenandoah area n. northern virginia, lots of damage. we're working around the clock as hard as we can and making great progress, though, get into this neighborhood n
perkins. >> i'm alison seymour. happy you're with us on this day. we say good morning to our good friend tucker barnes. >> good morning. you saw the fog, the mist, little cloud cover to start your day. should be decent afternoon. partly sunny this afternoon, with temperatures only topping out in the middle 80s. humidity 84%. winds out of the north and east at 7. pressure hanging out 30.01 inches. shower activity to our south and east. ocean city has had thunderstorm activity, beththy, dealing with cloud cover. mix of sun and clouds closer to washington. later this afternoon the possibility, like yesterday, of popup showers and storms. much of our day will feature at least partly sunny conditions and temperatures expected to be in the 80s. here's your planner for today. bring along an umbrella in case. won't rain all day. highs about 85 at 4:00 p.m. decent day temperature-wise. more details on the forecast in a minute. let's do traffic with julie wright. >> good morning, tucker. on the roads now, outer loop of the beltway slow past van dorn headed to the incident on the shoulder before yo
cam in northwest washington. looks like a nice start to the day. tucker will tell us about that. don't get freaked out, but it' friday, july 13th, 2012. good morning, i'm tony perkins. don't get freaked out, i said. calm down. >> i'm alison seymour. you know, i believe in that stuff. >> do you really? >> i'll throw salt over my shoulder in a hot minute. >> don't aim it at me. >> tucker barnes, i'm going to try to be calm this day. >> okay, allison. >> how is the weather? >> weather will cooperate today. that is not cursed. let's get to it. latest conditions in washington, mid-70s. 76degrees now. humidity, 56%. much of the area waking up to temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. not a bad start temperature- wise. satellite radar checking in, and a lot of clouds moving in overnight. the system we've been talking about moving back in our direction as a warm front. pretty good rain showers into west virginia and a few have tried to sneak close to the washington area. light showers to the west and south this morning, but much of this is not touching the ground, just humid to start you
.t. and this process and review will continue to go on without stopping. >> what they saying to us is to focus on the problems, fix the problems and do what you can to prevent them from happening again. >> reporter: the federal government, the people may not realize, has been prohibited from regulating transit agencies for more than 50 years and this new legislation changes that and will be taking affect in the coming months and coming years. metro welcomes the federal oversight and ask, as for the computer issue, the agency said it was able to get the systems back up and running with some reboot. until they figure out what happened, they can't guarantee this will happen again. >> and metro is saying it welcomes the oversight. what are they going to do if something like this happens again? >> they telling us they have all of the people here investigating and trying to figure out what happened. in the meantime, they have put engineers and extra resources in all of the extra rail stations and throughout the system and if this were to fail again, they would have people in place to make sure thing
right now. traffic is being diverted on to the toll road and police tell us a sign ershuttle with five passengers lost control, hit a barrier and struck a car. four of the passengers in the shuttle and the driver were hurt. the driver of the other car was not injured. >>> we're learning now details about a freak accident that killed a driver last night in virginia. a massive tree fell in the heart of the great falls village crushing the car and killing a 64-year-old virginia man. john henrehan has the latest from the scene of the accident. >> reporter: the huge oak tree was in front of the condominium shopping center on georgetown pike. the tree actually stood in v- dot's right ofway. so the state transportation department was responsible for tree -- for the tree, which, according to an old photograph, looks like it was dieing. >> and the man crushed is identified by police as 64-year- old alert carl wrote iii. he had whereulently purchased this house on georgetown pike less than a mile from the fatal accident. earlier, as he was known to neighbors, lied for many years in this house in
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